Magnus Kimura
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Magnus Kimura commented on Magnus Kimura's group B-26: The Marauder Strikes!
"B-26 and Multi-Player Online? I have no experience to speak of when it comes to multi-player campaigns, and have therefore not included those rules in the Core Game. I've had it in mind though and have an idea on how to use some of the tables…"
Apr 8
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Feb 27
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Magnus Kimura commented on Magnus Kimura's group B-26: The Marauder Strikes!
"P-61, CT-5c Done some work on P-61 today."
Feb 9
Magnus Kimura commented on Magnus Kimura's group B-26: The Marauder Strikes!
"P-61 Cock-Pit Heat"
Feb 9
Magnus Kimura commented on Magnus Kimura's group B-26: The Marauder Strikes!
"B-26 is on Boardgame Geek... I have no idea how that happened, but I'd like to thank the person who is behind that initiative. https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardg…/…/b26-marauder-strikes"
Feb 1
Magnus Kimura commented on Magnus Kimura's group B-26: The Marauder Strikes!
""Awsome Project" Thanks, Joe! "It was (and is) amazing... it was so comprehensive, detailed, and with a command of the subject matter that clearly showed through... If this topic is of interest, then this is a must-have. Hoping…"
Jan 3
Magnus Kimura commented on Magnus Kimura's group B-26: The Marauder Strikes!
"65 Missions? The Green Witch has completed 64 missions. Some of the crew men have only one more mission to complete a tour. (Actually, the tour of duty was 50 at this time of the war... I see that now in the rules.) The 65th mission is a short hop…"
Dec 14, 2016

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Your introduction to consim gaming:
Steve Dixon invited me to B-29, but I have visited other consim message boards. Can't remember how I found them, but I think it was through the 30th Bomb Wing.
Your favorite game(s):
B-17: Queen of the Skies, Hornet Leader, Patton's Best, Squad Leader (Cross of Iron, Crescendo of Doom, Anvil of Victory), Richthofen's War, B-29 Superfortress. And don't forget Magic: The Gathering and KULT - the card game.
What game(s) are you currently playing (solitaire, FTF, PBEM, etc.) or wish to play next?
Solitaire, I have no one else to play with.
What game(s) have you played recently?
B-17; B-29; The Hunters; Silent War; Mage Wars
How big is your game collection?
Those listed above plus Ambush, Air Force and Platoon. I also have a bunch of old role-playing games.
Website:
http://magnuskimura.se/games/b29/30bw/781bg/900bs/Victoria.html

If you'd like to test fly B-26, please send me a message. There are three positions open for brave play-testers!

The B-26 has arrived in the European Theater of Operations. It has now joined the B-17, B-24 and the Lancaster over the skies of war torn Europe...

Martin B-26 Marauder: The Wingless Wonder was the name of a variant of Avalon Hill's B-17: Queen of the Skies solitaire boardgame. A draft of B-26 was available for play testing which used the B-17: Queen of the Skies rules and B-17 was needed to play. Everything has changed since then, and B-26: The Marauder Strikes! has completly new mechanics and is a stand alone game. It is a solitaire game set on board a Martin B-26 Marauder medium bomber during World War Two in the European Theater of Opearations from July 1943 until the end of the war in May 1945. 

Players familiar with B-17: Queen of the Skies or B-29 Superfortress: Bombers over Japanrecognize the mechanics used in B-26In some ways it can be quicker to play a mission, but at the same time it can seem to be "dice-ee-er" than its companions. B-26 is, with its advanced and optional guidelines, deep, detailed and complex, but still as easy to play as B-17 or B-29 with its basic system which is similar to the mechanics in B-17 or B-29.

Planned add-ons: Low-level missions, 22nd Bomb Group - Marauders from Oz, 319th Bomb Group - Invaders from Okinawa, A-26 Invader, A-20 Havoc... and more. Go to http://www.themarauderstrikes.magnuskimura.se/ for more information.

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At 10:34pm on December 29, 2008, Todd H. Beckman said…
Magnus:

I am looking for the rules update for B-29. What is the user ID and password for the variant page for the 30th Bomb group. I am looking for the updated rules for the game.
 
 
 

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